Archer's Thumb Ring

Object Name: 
Archer's Thumb Ring

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Object Name: 
Archer's Thumb Ring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.6.200
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.35 cm, Diam: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1850-1950
Primary Description: 
Archer's Thumb Ring. Translucent colorless "Camphor" or "snowflake" glass; probably cut from a tube, ground, cased with bright blue glass and carved. Tubular shape; upper rim flat with narrow blue collar; sharply cut design of isolated motifs; a large fish in ocean spray, a stork with a fish in its mouth, a cloud, and a two-story pavilion on a cloud, the surfaces of all being delicately engraved for detail; lower rim flattened with broader, thicker and bulbous blue collar; interior surface smooth.
Provenance: 
Hussey, Nellie B., Source
1951
Category: 
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Exhibition of East Asiatic Glass
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1948-10-03 through 1948-10-31
 
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 60, #119; BIB# 28036